[HackerNews] You Can Now Sign-in to Your Microsoft Accounts Without a Password

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a new passwordless mechanism that allows users to access their accounts without a password by using Microsoft Authenticator, Windows Hello, a security key, or a verification code sent via SMS or email.
The change is expected to be rolled out in the coming weeks.
“Except for auto-generated passwords that are nearly impossible to remember, we largely create our own

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